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  • Three Israelis murdered in Istanbul attack

    03/19/2016 12:10:41 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 9 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 19/3/16
    Three Israelis were killed Saturday in a suicide bombing on a major shopping street in Istanbul, Turkish media report. At least one other person, an Iranian national, was also killed. The victims were Simha Siman Demri, 60, Yonathan Suher, 40, Avraham Goldman, 70 and an Iranian identified as Ali Riza Khalman whose age was not given, the CNN-Turk broadcaster said. Eleven Israelis are wounded, two severely so, out of a total of 36 wounded victims. Another six Israelis are still unaccounted for. Deputy health minister Ahmet Baha Otuken had earlier confirmed that Simha Demri was among the four victims of...
  • Turkish official: 'I wish wounded Israeli tourists were dead'

    03/19/2016 12:06:09 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 39 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 19/3/16
    Irem Aktas, a member of Turkey's ruling Justice and Development Party, posted a tweet today, reading "I wish that the wounded Israeli tourists were dead." She deleted the account shortly after posting it, but not in time to prevent a strong backlash over her lack of sympathy. Aktas, who is responsible for the party's digital communications and holds the party's Women's Media & Publicity Chair, also wrote "when Israel was attacking your Muslim brothers, why didn't you say anything," i24 reports. A spokesperson for the Israeli Foreign Ministry said, "We are looking into the issue with the Turkish Foreign Ministry....